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Dr. Kiki's Science Hour

Dr. Kiki's Science Hour is an in-depth exploration of scientific topics ranging from climate change to nanotech. Every week neurophysiologist Dr. Kirsten Sanford talks with leading experts in all areas of scientific research. Recorded live every Thursday at 3pm Pacific/2200 UTC at http://live.twit.tv and released every Saturday at http://twit.tv. Another production of Leo Laporte's TWiT Netcast Network.

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We're talking open access publishing with Peter Binfield and Jason Hoyt from PeerJ.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Peter Binfield, Jason Hoyt
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The science of the sun, and the Solar Dynamics Observatory.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Todd Hoeksema
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The latest research on psychedelic drugs like MDMA, LSD, and Salvia.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Matthew Baggott
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The science of toxic flame retardants with Dr. Arlene Blum PhD.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Arlene Blum PhD.
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We're talking about science and being inspired by middle school scientists.
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We discover hidden universes with Dr. Brian Greene
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Brian Greene
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We're talking about the science of searching for exoplanets with a couple of scientists from the Kepler mission.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Jon Jenkins, Eugene Chiang
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We talk about the origin of the universe with Dr. Lawrence Krauss of Arizona State University.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr Lawrence Krauss
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We discover the path of neuroanthropology with Dr Daniel Lende.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Daniel Lende
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We learn about inorganic chemistry with Dr. Lee Cronin of University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Lee Cronin
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Dr. Michio Kaku explains the physics of the future.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Michio Kaku
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We talk about life tips from scientists with Garth Sundem
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Garth Sundem
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We talk about the science of anesthesia with Dr. Emery Brown
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Emery Brown
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Synthetic life, oil eating bacteria, and news from the annual American Society of Microbiologists General Meeting in San Diego.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Stanley Maloy
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We take a bite out of Shark Week with David Shiffman.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, David Shiffman
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We find out what the buzz is about bees with bee keeper Eric Stromgren.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Eric Stromgen
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Bacteria, Viruses, Parasites and science tattoos.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Brain Malow, Carl Zimmer
We look at ongoing Multiple Sclerosis research and possible future treatments.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Leo Laporte, Dr. Kiki, Kumar Hari
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Finding super massive black holes with Nicholas McConnell of UC Berkeley.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Nicholas McConnell
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We take a behind the scene look at Kepler and NASA's effort for all mankind!
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Natalie Batalha
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We talk about the science of acoustics and bubbles with Dr. Tim Leighton
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Tim Leighton
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We explore miracles and brains with Dr. Indre Viskontas
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Indre Viskontas
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We talk about geology and volcanos with Jessica Ball from University of Buffalo.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Jessica Ball
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We talk about neutrino and Pauli exclusion principle with Sean Carroll of Cal Tech.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Sean Carroll
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We talk about astronomy and hang out with Fraser Cain of Universe Today
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Fraser Cain
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We're flying without a map!
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki
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Find out how our Earth is doing with Andrew C. Revkin of NY Times.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Andrew C. Revkin
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Dr. Kiki talks hacking science with Ariel Waldman of SpaceHack.org.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Ariel Waldman
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We talk about the science of learning with Dr. Gary Marcus
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Gary Marcus
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We drive down the brain's super highway with Dr. Lynn Paul from Caltech.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Lynn K. Paul
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We talk about emerging diseases and the PREDICT program with Tracey Goldstein and Suzan Murray
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Tracey Goldstein, Suzan Murray
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Dive into the water world of ocean ecology with Andrew Thaler.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Andrew Thaler
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We talk about nuclear energy and Fukushima one year after 3/11
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Eliza Strickland
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We talk science in Dr. Kiki's backyard, and an idea that she has.
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We talk about the science of will power with Dr. Kelly Mcgonigal.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Kelly Mcgonigal
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Hobbit eating storks, out of Africa theories, defining "dinosaur", size matters, and more.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Brain Switek
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The amazing things we have learned in the last five years about our closest relatives, the Bonobo.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Vanessa Woods
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Dr. Kiki and Deborah Giles look at the controversy over keeping whales in captivity.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Deborah Giles
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We talk about viruses with Dr. Vincent Racaniello from This Week in Virology.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Vincent Racaniello
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Dr. Kiki talks with Janet White about women in science.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Janet White
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How to build a brain and make it learn.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Chris Kello
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We discover a new way to look at multiple sclerosis with Dr. Angelique Corthals.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Angelique Corthals
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It's the decline of the dinosaurs... Dr. Kiki's Science Hour talks about trimming the dinosaur family tree with Mark Goodwin from UC Berkeley...
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Mark B. Goodwin
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Some newish astronomy news, and a look at silly Geocentrists and conspiracy theorists.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Phil Plait
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We check in on the ocean's health with the Ocean Doctor David Guggenheim.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, David Guggenheim
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We're talking about science for better living with David B. Agus, M.D.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, David B. Agus, M.D.
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We find out how to take Mars' temperature as well as a dinosaur's on the science hour.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. John Eiler
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We talk biodiversity with Kevin Zelnio of Deep Sea News.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Kevin Zelnio
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From Science Hack Day: the Best Science Hack winners and their robots.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Ariel Waldman, Christie Dudley, Geoffrey Chu, Matt...
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Discover the futures in biotech with Marc Pelletier.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Marc Pelletier
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Dr. Kiki talks with Dr. Karen James about Darwin.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Karen James
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We discover experimental philosophy, or x-Phis, with Josh Knobe.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Josh Knode
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Looking at new research showing special glial cells in your brain called astrocytes may be as active as your neurons.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Cendra Agulhon
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We dive into all kinds of brains on this week's science hour with double the guests!
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Daniel Levitin, Diana Reiss
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Dr. Kiki and Leo chat with Jack Barth about oceanic dead zones.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Leo Laporte, Jack Barth
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Making materials that mimic characteristics of biological substances.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Christopher Viney
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Ever wonder if there is a better way to do nuclear power? We find out with nuclear technologist Kirk Sorensen on this episode of Dr. Kiki's Science Hour.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Kirk Sorensen
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We talk about matter in extreme conditions with Bob Nagler of SLAC National Accelerator Lab.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Bob Nagler
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A look at the unique position of the Homo sapiens in the animal kingdom.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Carin Bondar
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We sit down for a Q & A session with yours truly, Dr. Kiki.
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We celebrate the first anniversary of Dr. Kiki's Science Hour and find out what listeners want covered in the show's second year.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki
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Invisibility, why the sky is blue, light sails and weird science facts.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Brain Malow, Greg Gbur
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Preparing for the race to space after the final shuttle launch.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh
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Dr. Kiki explores how brains seem to work with Dr. Dale Purves.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Dale Purves
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We talk about Yuri's Night with Dr. Ryan Kobrick.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Ryan Kobrick
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The latest on the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence and the upcoming SETI-Con.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Seth Shoatk
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We take a peek into space with the James Webb telescope with Dr. Amber Straughn.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Amber Straughn
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Learning about radio telescopes with Joseph Lazio from JPL.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Joseph Lazio
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Science on Boing Boing and powering the United States.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Maggie Koerth-Baker
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Find out the transformation required to become part computer.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Michael Chorost
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Dr. Kiki talks with Andrew Read about the arms race between human drugs and the evolution of infectious diseases.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr, Kiki, Andrew Read
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The question of whether fish feel pain.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Victoria Braithwaite
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The latest breakthroughs and the current legal status of stem cell research.
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, William Gunn
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We figure out how to trap anti-matter with Dr. Joel Fajans
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Dr. Joel Fajans
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We learn the holographic principles with Prof. Raphael Bousso
Topics: twit, dr-kikis-science-hour, dksh, Dr. Kiki, Raphael Bousso